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Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes

Environmental Footprints of Packaging

Editors: Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan (Ed.)

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  • Deals with the environmental footprints of packaging materials and systems
  • Presents LCA studies (Environmental and Organizational) pertaining to packaging materials
  • Discusses about the sustainable design of packaging materials and systems
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This book presents detailed discussions concerning the environmental footprints of various packaging systems and materials, life cycle assessments of packaging, sustainable design of various packaging systems and materials, as well as the biodegradation of various packaging materials.

About the authors

Dr Subramanian Senthilkannan is currently working for SGS as a global sustainability consultant, based at Hong Kong. He gained his diploma, bachelors and masters in Textile Technology from premier institutes of India. He was awarded doctorate from The Institute of Textiles and Clothing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for his dissertation entitled,” Eco-functional Assessment of Grocery Shopping Bags” He also has more than seven years of industrial experience in textile manufacturing, textile testing and sustainability evaluation of various materials. He was an outstanding student throughout his studies and bagged numerous awards and medals including many gold medals in his study period. He has more than 80 academic publications in various textiles and environmental journals to his credit. Additionally he has 2 patents, 6 books of chapter and over 25 scientific books and numerous conference publications. He is acting as an editor, editorial board member and reviewer for many international peer-reviewed journals of textiles and environmental science disciplines.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Life-Cycle Assessment of Food-Packaging Systems

    Pages 1-22

    Vignali, Giuseppe

  • Sustainable Design of Packaging Materials

    Pages 23-46

    González-García, Sara (et al.)

  • Organization Life-Cycle Assessment (OLCA): Methodological Issues and Case Studies in the Beverage-Packaging Sector

    Pages 47-73

    Manzardo, Alessandro (et al.)

  • Potentials of Fibrous and Nonfibrous Materials in Biodegradable Packaging

    Pages 75-113

    Samanta, Kartick K. (et al.)

  • Environmental Impacts of Packaging Materials

    Pages 115-137

    Varun, (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Environmental Footprints of Packaging
Editors
  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Series Title
Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-287-913-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-287-913-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-287-911-0
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-1236-5
Series ISSN
2345-7651
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 192
Number of Illustrations
35 illustrations in colour
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